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midwife muse -- a community midwifery bulletin board
Monday, 2 February 2004
WORKSHOPS, CLASSES, CONFERENCES in the Northwest!
I've been posting things as they arrive. This topic line will be kept open for announcements. Anyone can easily add additional ones by "posting a comment"!

Here's the current list for events in the next three months -- and i'll try to KEEP things current by deleting events after they expire. (note-- These are condensed versions of the announcements. To read more information, contact the presenters, or go to www.midwiferyeducation.org to read the full announcements.)

Also --- I'm THRILLED to announce the date for our next MIDWIFERY UPDATES SPRING CONFERENCE MAY 24, AND MAY 25! We're also hosting a CPR certification/recertification class! Pease SEE OUR website for more information. I've posted some of the details below.


NORTHWEST CONFERENCES AND CLASSES

OREGON MIDWIFERY COUNCIL QUARTERLY MEETING
The next OMC meeting in Eugene is scheduled for May 21st. Nominations will be accepted for President, Secretary/Treasurer and Newsletter Editor. If you cannot come contact Lisa Lehrer lisa_lehrer@yahoo.com
(check OMC website for more details)

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PORTLAND: June 18, PEER REVIEW and OMC Regional Meeting

(from susan moray omc secretary)
Peer review from 9-3 with the OMC regional meeting from 9:30-11, potluck lunch till 12 then peer review (for midwives and apprentices currently practicing) from noon to 3. It's at 1737 SE Maple Ave in Portland.
 All midwives are welcome
 Portland Peer review will be scheduled 4 times a year
 Time Frame: 9-9:30 am - socializing; 9:30-11 - OMC regional business meeting; 11-12 potluck lunch; 12-3 opening circle and peer review
 OMC Portland Rep leads 9:30 business meeting
 Peer Review Facilitator (a volunteer, rotating position) arrives at least 5 mintes before the beginning of peer review (11:55) - asks and tallies who needs to do peer review; provides copies of Licensure and CPM forms to LDMs & CPMs
 A Confidentiality Agreement is present with signatures of all who have previously attended and space for new participants who have not yet signed
 At 2:55, Facilitator closes circle to end at 3 pm




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PORTLAND: ongoing

About to Become a Grandma?
Come learn whats new, whats old and how to help effectively!

WomanTree
2641 NE Alberta
First Wednesday of each month
7-9 pm
$35

To register: 503.241.3668
Or
vmyork@spiritone.com

Instructor:
Vicky York, IBCLC, CPD

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PORTLAND:MIDWIFERY UPDATES SPRING CONFERENCE and CPR Certification Classes

Monday, May 24, 9:30 to 4:00 and Tuesday May 25, 9:30 to 12:30.

We have a wonderful conference venue - the Manor House at Leach Botanical Gardens -- a truly magnificent, intimate, garden setting. But enrollment is ABSOLUTELY LIMETTED to forty participants, and you must register as soon as possible to reserve your place!

Do you need your yearly CPR Certification or Re-certification? We're hosting a CPR class Tuesday afternoon for the moderate price of $45 (which includes your lunch!)

We'll soon be posting our speakers and topics. Please check midwiferyeducation.org for our schedule. Registration begins today!

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VANCOUVER BC (From Jocelyne Mulder
E-Mail: jmmulder@telus.net)

I would like to bring up to your attention, that there will finally be two Birthworks workshops near Vancouver BC, in Abbotsford. They will take place July 9-11 for Childbirth Educator and July 16-18, Doula Workshop.
Feel free to visit www.birthworks.org for more information, or contact me at 604 853 5481 or by e-mail, jmmulder@telus.net
Please pass on this information to your mailing lists.
Jocelyne (Childbirth educator with Birthworks)

Birth Works? embodies the philosophy of developing a woman's self confidence, trust and faith in her ability to give birth. It is the goal of our Childbirth classes, Childbirth Educator certification program, and Doula certification program to promote safe and loving birth experiences through education, introspection and confident action.

Birthworks Board of Advisors:

* Michel Odent, MD
* Bethany Hayes, MD
* Robbie Davis-Floyd, PhD, Anthropologist
* Jan Tritten, Midwife, Editor Midwifery Today
* Marshal Klaus, MD
* Marsden Wagner, MD
* Ina May Gaskin, Midwife
* Jean Sutton, Midwife
* Henci Goer, Author, Activist
* Suzanne Arms, Author
* Nancy Wainer Cohen, Midwife, Author, Educator
* Ray DeVries, Sociologist
* Doris Haire, Author, Activist

Birth Works? Workshop Locations (Call for additional locations)

2004 Workshops
February 6-8 Frederick MD (Near Baltimore and Washington DC) Doula
April 2-4 Chicago, IL Childbirth Educator
April 2-4 Medford, NJ Childbirth Educator
April 20-23 Teaneck, NJ Postpartum Doula
April 30-May 2 Frederick MD (Near Baltimore and Washington DC) Doula
June 11-13 Medford, NJ Doula
July 9-11 Vancouver, BC, Canada Childbirth Educator
July 16-18 Vancouver, BC Canada Doula
October 8-10 Middletown Springs VT (Burlington VT/Albany NY) Doula
November 12-14 Cleveland, OH Childbirth Educator

For more information visit www.birthworks.org
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SEND ME YOUR ANNOUNCEMENTS ABOUT CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, GATHERINGS, SEMINARS, CLASSES AND OTHER MIDWIFE EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES. I WILL POST THEM AT MIDWIFERYEDUCATION.ORG and will put a synopsis here. The fastest way to post your announcement is to simply post it yourself as a "comment". I will pick it up and repost it at this "Topic" spot!


Monday, 8 March 2004 - 9:52 AM PST

Name: Jocelyne Mulder

I would like to bring up to your attention, that there will finally be two Birthworks workshops near Vancouver BC, in Abbotsford. They will take place July 9-11 for Childbirth Educator and July 16-18, Doula Workshop.
Feel free to visit www.birthworks.org for more information, or contact me at 604 853 5481 or by e-mail, jmmulder@telus.net
Please pass on this information to your mailing lists.
Jocelyne (Childbirth educator with Birthworks)

Birth Works? embodies the philosophy of developing a woman's self confidence, trust and faith in her ability to give birth. It is the goal of our Childbirth classes, Childbirth Educator certification program, and Doula certification program to promote safe and loving birth experiences through education, introspection and confident action.

Birthworks Board of Advisors:

* Michel Odent, MD
* Bethany Hayes, MD
* Robbie Davis-Floyd, PhD, Anthropologist
* Jan Tritten, Midwife, Editor Midwifery Today
* Marshal Klaus, MD
* Marsden Wagner, MD
* Ina May Gaskin, Midwife
* Jean Sutton, Midwife
* Henci Goer, Author, Activist
* Suzanne Arms, Author
* Nancy Wainer Cohen, Midwife, Author, Educator
* Ray DeVries, Sociologist
* Doris Haire, Author, Activist

Birth Works? Workshop Locations (Call for additional locations)

2004 Workshops
February 6-8 Frederick MD (Near Baltimore and Washington DC) Doula
April 2-4 Chicago, IL Childbirth Educator
April 2-4 Medford, NJ Childbirth Educator
April 20-23 Teaneck, NJ Postpartum Doula
April 30-May 2 Frederick MD (Near Baltimore and Washington DC) Doula
June 11-13 Medford, NJ Doula
July 9-11 Vancouver, BC, Canada Childbirth Educator
July 16-18 Vancouver, BC Canada Doula
October 8-10 Middletown Springs VT (Burlington VT/Albany NY) Doula
November 12-14 Cleveland, OH Childbirth Educator

For more information visit www.birthworks.org

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